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High Technology in British Columbia

 

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                    High Technology in British Columbia, Canada

This is a gateway to web sites that provide support, information, advice and other assistance to BC investors, entrepreneurs, technology-based companies and science, technology and engineering students. National organizations that offer services and support to BC are included. We welcome your suggestions for additions to any of these categories.

BC High Tech Events Calendar

Financial resources for technology firms and entrepreneurs (BC and Canada)

       MONEYLINKS (a comprehensive list of funding sources) www.moneylinks.ca

       VANTEC Vancouver Angel Technology Network www.vantec.ca

       Angel Forum www.angelforum.org

       Frontfundr Crowdfunding Platform: www.frontfundr.com

       Keiretsu Forum Northwest www.k4northwest.com

       New Ventures BC Competition www.newventuresbc.com

       NRC-Industrial Research Assistance Program www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/irap/index.html

       Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) www.nserc.ca

       Pocketed (grants and incentives) www.hellopocketed.io

       Sustainable Technology Development Canada www.sdtc.ca

       Western Universities Technology Innovation Fund (WUTIF Capital) www.wutif.ca

       Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) www.wd.gc.ca

Technology Industry Organizations

       AInBC Artificial Intelligence Association www.ainbc.ai

       Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) www.asttbc.org

       Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC www.apeg.bc.ca

       BCNET (builds and maintains high-performance networks) www.bc.net

       BC Bio Energy Network www.bcbioenergy.ca

       BC Technology Association www.wearebctech.com

       Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) www.cfib.ca

       Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) www.cips.ca

       Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) www.cme-mec.ca

       Innovate BC www.innovatebc.ca (formerly BC Innovation Council & Science Council)

       The Forum (for Women Entrepreneurs) www.theforum.ca

       LifeSciences British Columbia www.lifesciencesbc.ca

       Social Venture Partners Vancouver www.svpvancouver.org

       Society for Technical Communication (STC) Canada; West coast chapter www.stcwestcoast.ca

       Vancouver Enterprise Forum www.vef.org

       Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC) www.viatec.ca


Lower Mainland Accelerators:

       Alacrity Foundation (www.alacrityfoundation.com): Associated with the University of Victoria, this accelerator helps business and engineering students and grads that want to start companies. Participants can get a master of applied science while in the program

       ARLO (www.bcit.ca/appliedresearch): Focuses on connecting industry with BCIT students and faculty, helping commercialize applied research and early-stage technologies.

       Entrepreneurship@UBC: (www.entrepreneurship.ubc.ca). This is for students attending the University of British Columbia or for UBC students that have recently graduated.

       Foresight Canada (www.foresightcac.com): driving cleantech innovation in Canada.

       Launch Academy (www.launchacademy.ca): One of the first Vancouver startup hubs.

       Spring Activator (www.spring.is): accelerator and advisory services

       Venture Labs (www.venturelabs.ca): This is Simon Fraser University's treatment centre that focuses on SFU students and recent alumni.

       Zen Launchpad (www.zenlaunchpad.com): In addition to helping startups and social enterprises, it helps established companies develop innovative offerings with a focus on leveraging business analytics.

Industry Liaison & Innovation offices at BC Universities & Colleges

       BC Institute of Technology Applied Research Liaison Office www.bcit.ca/appliedresearch/arlo

       Royal Roads University (Victoria) research.royalroads.ca

       Simon Fraser University Innovation Office www.sfu.ca/io

       The University of British Columbia, University-Industry Liaison office www.uilo.ubc.ca

       University of Victoria (UVic), Innovation and Development Corporation (IDC) www.uvic.ca/idc

Information services and news media

       Quotes by Stockwatch www.stockwatch.com

       Quotes by Yahoo.com finance.yahoo.com

       Canada IT (technology employment information) www.canadait.com

       BC Statistics www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca

       Business in Vancouver (weekly tabloid publication) www.biv.com

       Discovery Channel online www.discovery.com

       Globe and Mail technology news www.theglobeandmail.com/technology

       T-Net BC (links to BC technology-based companies, industry news, rankings) www.bctechnology.com

       Vancouver Tech Journal www.vantechjournal.com/

       Wired News www.wired.com

Misc. Marketing, Sales and Business services

       BC Online (government services for business) www.bconline.gov.bc.ca

       Community Futures Development Association of BC  www.communityfutures.ca

       Discovery Parks (BC) www.discoveryparks.com

       International Market Access, Inc. www.ucantrade.com

       Robert Half Management Resources www.roberthalfmr.com

       Technology Incentives, Richard Moore, SR&ED specialist www.techincentives.ca

       ACETECH Academy for Technology company CEOs www.acetech.org

       Canada/BC Business Services Society www.smallbusinessbc.ca

       Canadian Youth Business Foundation www.cybf.ca 

       Strategic Catalysts Inc. www.stratcat.com

Regional science, technology and innovation councils (BC)

       Accelerate Okanagan www.accelerateokanagan.com

       Innovation Central Prince George - innovationcentral.ca

       Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (KAST) www.kast.com

       Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC) - www.viatec.ca

Research organizations, agencies and institutes

       BC Cancer Agency www.bccancer.bc.ca

       Genome BC www.genomebc.ca

       Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Canada www.fuelcellscanada.ca

       National Research Council (NRC) www.nrc.ca

       Western Economic Diversification Canada www.wd.gc.ca

Stock exchanges and regulators

       TSX Group (TSX Venture Exchange) www.tsx.com

       CSE Canadian Securities Exchange www.thecse.com

       BC Securities Commission www.bcsc.bc.ca

       Alberta Securities Commission www.albertasecurities.com

       Ontario Securities Commission www.osc.gov.on.ca

       Canadian Securities Administrators (SEDAR) www.sedar.com

       The NASDAQ Stock market www.nasdaq.com

       OTC Bulletin Board, USA www.otcbb.com

       EDGAR Online www.edgar.com

       US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) www.sec.gov

More resources for technology firms and investors

       Mike Volker's Business Basics for Engineers www.sfu.ca/~mvolker/biz or www.mikevolker.com

       Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada www.ic.gc.ca

       Junior Achievement of BC www.jabc.ca

       Canadian Intellectual Property Office cipo.gc.ca

       CanadaIT.com news, links to Canadian information technology companies  www.canadait.com

       National Angel Capital Organization www.nacocanada.org

       Science World www.scienceworld.bc.ca

       Shad Valley Program www.shad.ca

       New Ventures BC Competition www.newventuresbc.com

       Vancouver Board of Trade www.boardoftrade.com

Universities, Colleges and Technical Institutes

       British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) (Burnaby) www.bcit.ca

       Camosun College (Victoria) www.camosun.bc.ca

       Capilano University www.capilanou.ca

       Centre for Digital Media (Vancouver) www.thecdm.ca

       Coast Mountain College www.coastmountaincollege.ca

       College of New Caledonia (Prince George) www.cnc.bc.ca

       College of the Rockies (Cranbrook) www.cotr.bc.ca

       Douglas College (New Westminster/Coquitlam) www.douglas.bc.ca

       Emily Carr University of Art and Design www.ecuad.ca

       Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Richmond/Surrey/Langley) www.kwantlen.ca

       Langara College (Vancouver) www.langara.bc.ca

       Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt) www.nvit.bc.ca

       North Island College (based in Courtenay) www.nic.bc.ca

       Northern Lights College (based in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John) www.nlc.bc.ca

       Northwest Community College (based in Terrace) www.nwcc.bc.ca

       Okanagan College (based in Kelowna) www.okanagan.bc.ca

       Royal Roads University (Victoria) www.royalroads.ca

       Selkirk College (Castlegar) www.selkirk.ca

       Simon Fraser University (SFU) (Burnaby, Surrey, Vancouver) www.sfu.ca

       The University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus (Kelowna) www.ubc.ca/okanagan

       The University of British Columbia (UBC) (Vancouver) www.ubc.ca

       The University of Victoria (UVic) (Victoria) www.uvic.ca

       Thompson Rivers University Open Learning www.tru.ca/distance

       Thompson Rivers University (TRU) (Kamloops) www.tru.ca

       University Canada West www.ucanwest.ca

       University of the Fraser Valley (UCFV) (based in Abbotsford) www.ufv.ca

       University of Northern BC (based in Prince George) www.unbc.ca

       Vancouver Community College (Vancouver) www.vcc.ca

       Vancouver Island University (based in Nanaimo) www.mala.ca

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Last updated Apr 13, 2023